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The Mercedes racing team officially won the 2020 season right after the 17th race, bringing the winner collection of Mode 1 to number 6. Having the advantage of winning a 1-2 pole, but the Ferrari duo still pity the driver. Bottas won the Japanese Suzuka race track. After the week of moving to the New World, the 18th race of the season will continue in Mexico City.
Returning to the Formula 1 racing competition schedule from 2015, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez entered the 18th race. Although there was a statement from the authorities that 2019 will be the last year Mexico will enter the tournament. But with the latest announcement from Formula 1 racing executives, the Mexican Grand Prix race will continue until at least 2022.
The honor track is named after the famous racers Hermanos Rodriguez of Mexico. This new name has been used since 1986 instead of the old name Magdalena Mixhuca since the inauguration of the track in 1962.
In Mexico, the Rodriguez brothers are very famous in the motorsport world. Both Predo and Ricardo Rodriguez used to play for the famous Ferrari team.
The clockwise track has a length of one race of 4,304 km, racers must complete 71 laps with a total journey of 305,354 km. The track has 2 long lines passing through the start / finish line and between crabs 3 and 4. These two lines are also 2 DRS zones connected through the combination of 1-2-3 zigzag corners with defined points is located in the old baseball field.
This year, the organizers decided to add a 3rd DRS area at the high-speed meandering road at the end of sector 2. That’s between the 11-12 crab with the specified point behind the 9. Although the overtaking is increased. significant but 2,285 m above sea level.
In the current top 2 teams, the Ferrari duo and the Hamilton driver have the same selection list with a combination of 3 types 1-5-7 sets. While Valtteri Bottas is 2-4-7, and Toro Rosso has a similar strategy.
Red Bull and the rest of the teams are mostly used on red C4 tires with 8-9 sets. In the last high-speed races, we haven’t seen a big difference between Soft and Medium. However, the possibility of air thinning will have a little effect on the rubber and asphalt surfaces in this track.
The 7th race of the 2020 season officially took place at the Spa-Francorchamps race track in Belgium. Race 2 weeks ago in Spain, fans continue to see Hamilton as the winner of the leg. Verstappen went on to second place and Bottas finished third with a few tire issues that affected Mercedes’ tactics for his No. 2 handlebar.
This weekend the races return to fans on a fairly long-standing track in Belgium, the legendary Spa-Francorchamps race. As expected before the Cataluyna race took place, the teams were all too familiar on the track. However, due to the complicated situation with the epidemic, the organization time has to be delayed until this point. A time when the weather was quite hot in Europe. That also significantly affects the settings for the cars of the racing teams so that they are optimal.
The Red bull is probably more effective in this regard than the Mercedes. The proof is that Verstappen has consistently been on the podium and Mercedes’ ability to split the duo is always possible in recent races.
Up until this point in the season, it could be said only Red Bull. Specifically, their main driver is Verstappen, which has the ability to influence the Mercedes duo in dominating the highest positions on the podium after the race ends.
However, at Spa-Francorchamps, which has never traditionally been Reb Bull’s forte with long straight lines, high speed corners. Mercedes will have its advantage again with the power of the engine being promoted. Spa-Francorchamps is a favorite racetrack of many riders. Normally, when playing here, very close to the Netherlands, Verstappen is always supported with a large audience.
This comeback, with regulations on social distance, will continue to have no spectators to attend sporting events. And it is almost likely that the racers will play without direct fan support until the end of the 2020 season.